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MPLS: Luubaan Stories

  • Mixed Blood Theater 1501 South 4th Street Minneapolis, MN, 55454 United States (map)

Stories of Heath and Community

Using theatre, film and storytelling devices the day seeks to connect community members, health care providers, and artists to make impactful connections and better understandings of healthcare and its barriers.

The day will include storytelling workshops, learning around community health needs, and will feature trained storytellers.  Additional activities will include music, traditional dance, face painting, kids activities, food and tea!


2pm – Storytelling Training Workshop

2pm – Provider Workshop

Mixed Blood’s Project 154 seeks to empower the residents of Cedar Riverside to be advocates for their health and create a dialogue about community health as a means for overcoming stigmas and obstacles with healthcare.  In this session, Mixed Blood will:

  • Discuss healthcare themes that emerged from Cedar Riverside resident story circles over the last year

  • Share personal stories from the residents related to these themes

  • Facilitate dialogue with providers around their personal experiences working with residents

3pm – Story Stitch with Green Card Voices

4pm-  Keynote Zaynab Abdi of Green Card Voices

5:30- Osman Ali of the Somali Museum of Minnesota

7pm – Break for meal and prayer

8:30pm – Mixed Blood storyteller performance

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